Douglas Flamming, Ph.D.


Member Of:
  • School of History and Sociology
  • Development Studies Program
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Old CE Building 118
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A Guggenheim Fellow and winner of Georgia Tech's prestigious Geoffrey Eichholz Teaching Award, Dr. Douglas Flamming specializes in the social and political history of the United States since the Civil War.  He teaches a variety of courses, including the History of the New South, the Industrial Revolution, the Vietnam War, and the U.S. History survey.  Flamming is the author of three books: Creating the Modern South: Millhands and Managers in Dalton, Georgia (University of North Carolina Press, 1992); Bound for Freedom: Black Los Angeles in Jim Crow America (University of California Press, 2005); and African Americans in the West (ABC-CLIO, 2009).  He is completing a study of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and is launching a research project on the Gulf Coast shrimping industry.